wooden boat

December 17, 2016

It’s Out! AWBF 2017 Preview Program

We hope you will love the 2017 MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival program, but which bits will you love most?  Would it be the amazing display […]
November 20, 2016

Come Join the Fun – Volunteer at the AWBF

Once every two years, we present the biggest, happiest free party you’ve ever see on the Hobart waterfront.  You’ll see hundreds of beautiful wooden boats boats […]
November 20, 2016

Build Your Own Boat – and Take It Home for Free

Here’s the offer: Gather a group of young people who would like to go home from the MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival with a brand new […]
November 20, 2016

Introducing the Dutch Boatbuilding Students

In collaboration with our Dutch friends to celebrate the 375th anniversary of Dutch explorer, Abel Tasman, visiting what would one day become Tasmania, we at the […]
September 23, 2016

At the Far Side of the World

At the Far Side of the World …there’s work afoot.  In the Royal Kingdom of the Netherlands, talk of the MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival in […]
September 23, 2016

Why I keep my boat at South Haven Marina

Roscoe Barnett is a Kettering boat owner and wooden boat tragic. He is a member of the Australian Wooden Boat Festival Inc and has been the On […]
September 23, 2016

Using Your Windlass the Right Way

Using Your Windlass the Right Way   After 28 years with Tasmania’s Muir Engineering, Craig McNaughton knows a windlass when he sees one. Here, he gives us […]
August 14, 2016

Maritime Stars Line Up For AWBF

There’s a wonderful line-up of feature vessels in store for visitors to the 2017 Australian Wooden Boat Festival, including the mighty James Craig, the popular return […]
August 14, 2016

Wooden Boat Symposium Gathers Strength

There’s a stellar line-up planned for the 2017 International Wooden Boat Symposium, sponsored by the Australian National Maritime Museum (ANMM) and directed by AWBF board member […]